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HMAS Arunta : commissioned 12 December, 1998 Port Melbourne, Victoria / Tom Freeman
Bib ID 7383876
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Author
Freeman, Tom, artist
 
Description [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1998 
©1998 
1 poster : colour ; 54 x 61 cm 
Summary

Commissioning poster featuring a copy of Tom Freeman's painting of the HMAS Arunta. The Arunta's emblem and motto "Conquer or die" appear lower right and an image of Aboriginal men appears in the sky above the frigate. The artist's signature appears lower left. Lockheed Martin and United Defense logos appear at the foot.

Biography/History

"HMAS Arunta is the second of the Royal Australian Navy's eight Anzac class frigates. The Arunta is based on the German Meko 200 frigate, designed and built by Tenix Defence Systems at Williamstown, Victoria. Arunta is a long-range frigate capable of air defence, surface and undersea warfare, surveillance, reconnaissance and interdiction."--Royal Australian Navy website, viewed 23 May 2017, http://www.navy.gov.au/hmas-arunta-ii

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Subjects Australia. Royal Australian Navy -- Posters.  |  Arunta II (Ship) -- Posters.  |  Frigates -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Sea-power -- Australia.  |  Warships -- Australia.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
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